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The Slogans, Posters and Language of the Karabakh Movement

One of the distinctive characteristics of the Karabakh Movement was that in less than three years, it drastically changed how the Soviet value system was perceived. The visual and verbal manifestation of this was evident through the transformation of the language and texts of the posters and signs used during the Movement.


Civil Disobedience and Clashes in Yerevan

While parliament prepares to elect the country’s new prime minister on April 17, thousands of Armenians poured out into the streets of the capital, exercising acts of civil disobedience. Clashes with security forces led to dozens of injuries. A recap of the day’s events.


From National Security to the Concentration of Power

A newly adopted law on the “Formation and Activity of the Security Council” was recently passed in parliament that gives the new prime minister more powers over the country’s defense policy. This law came into effect to comply with the package of reforms that was passed in the 2015 Constitutional referendum.


In Praise of the New Prime Minister: Serzh Sargsyan’s Achievements

Today, former president Serzh Sargsyan became Armenia's new prime minister. Dr. Nerses Kopalyan outlines Sargsyan's achievements over the ten years as president. He writes: "The most vital complexity of Sargsyan becoming PM is that it not only reinforces, but also justifies the de-moralization of the Armenian citizen."

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Just ahead of the April 17 parliamentary vote deciding the country’s new prime minister, Armenians have taken to the streets in protest. EVN Report is closely following the events and talking to organizers and supporters of the protesters.  Maria Karapetyan from the Deny Serzh civic initiative explains how different groups consolidated and extended on open invitation for others to join the protest. 

From a summer camp in Gyumri to working with Armenian gymnasts to humanities and social sciences educational programs in Karabakh and Yerevan.  A conversation with Sarah Ludwig whose unlikely visit to Armenia has turned into a 20-year relationship with a country she once shared no ties with.  

Sergei Parajanov’s "The Color of Pomegranates" has had a very troubled past and has yet to reveal many of its secrets. Writer and filmmaker Daniel Bird set out to piece together not only the components of the original version of the film but also the stories that surrounded the making of the cinematographic masterpiece.  

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